Romancing the Nose – Getting your kids to stop nose picking.

September 8, 2012


Today I am guest writing for the lovely Nina over at Sleeping Should Be Easy.
I’ve been a fan of Nina’s since I first found her as she’s a very insightful, and thoughtful parent and writer.

You may recall my recent question on Facebook sending out an S.O.S. for tips on nose picking……well, I went a researching, and here’s what I came up with.

My son, D Man, is a rhinotillexomaniac.

For those not down with the lingo, that’s fancy-schmancy medical speak for a chronic nose picker. What’s worse than him having a barely pronounceable condition, though, is the fact that my, otherwise charming two-and-a-bit year old, insists on the Pick & Lick.
It’s driving me to despair……

To continue reading, please click here.

Have a beautiful day, guys.

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  • Reply Rebecca Thompson September 8, 2012 at 9:36 am

    OMG, I hope my son doesn’t develop this habit! You made a very queasy subject rather delightful and funny, but I’d rather it stay on the page than in my house – sorry 🙂 Love the story and insights should it ever be required knowledge.

    • Reply Keeping Up With The Holsbys September 8, 2012 at 7:39 pm

      Well, you are forewarned and forearmed…….I’m resigned to it now.
      If you can’t beat ’em?

  • Reply Nina September 9, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Glad you were able to use the nose-picking photo 🙂 Thanks again for writing up your guest post! I truly appreciate it.

    • Reply Keeping Up With The Holsbys September 9, 2012 at 8:38 am

      Couldn’t waste the opportunity….I can’t wait until D Man’s 21st to show him all of these photos!! Cruel mummy…..

      Thanks for having me, Nina. I really enjoyed it!

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